A Delta Renewed: A Guide to Science-Based Ecological Restoration in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) | November 1st, 2016

Summary

A Delta Renewed and the larger Delta Landscapes project are part of an ongoing effort to address these critically important challenges. They provide guidance for restora

A Menu of Fire Response Water Quality Monitoring Options and Recommendations for Water Year 2019 and Beyond

San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) | July 2nd, 2018

Summary

In October 2017, the Tubbs Fire and the Nuns Fire burned 93,400 acres of the Mark West Creek and Santa Rosa Creek watersheds, killing 22 people, and incinerating approxim

A Rapid Assessment Method to Identify Potential Groundwater Flooding Hotspots as Sea Levels Rise in Coastal Cities

Water, Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) | October 25th, 2019

Summary

Sea level rise (SLR) will cause shallow unconfined coastal aquifers to rise. Rising groundwater can emerge as surface flooding and impact buried infrastructure, soil beh

Assessing the effectiveness of drywells as tools for stormwater management and aquifer recharge and their groundwater contamination potential

Science Direct | May 24th, 2016

Summary

Drywells are gravity-fed, excavated pits with perforated casings used to facilitate stormwater infiltration and groundwater recharge in areas where drainage and diversion

Atmospheric rivers impact California's coastal water quality via extreme precipitation

Science of the Total Environment | June 25th, 2019

Summary

Precipitation in California is projected to become more volatile: less frequent but more extreme as global warming pushes midlatitude frontal cyclones further poleward wh

Bay Area Green Infrastructure Water Quality Synthesis

San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) / Aquatic Science Center (ASC) | June 1st, 2018

Summary

San Francisco Bay is impacted by the numerous urban pollutants that flow from the surrounding landscape during storm events. In San Francisco Bay, total maximum daily lo

Building Ecological Resilience in Highly Modified Landscapes

BioScience | November 7th, 2018

Summary

Ecological resilience is a powerful heuristic for ecosystem management in the context of rapid environmental change. Significant efforts are underway to improve

Characterization of Sediment Contamination in South Bay Margin Areas

San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) | November 15th, 2019

Summary

The Bay margins (i.e., mudflats and adjacent shallow areas of the Bay) are important habitats where there is high potential for wildlife to be exposed to contaminants. Ho

Clean Water, Clean Beaches Water Quality Funding Measure*

Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, Los Angeles County Flood Control District | September 21st, 2012

Summary

The Problem: Stormwater and runoff rushes down the street, picking up trash and toxic pollutants. On a rainy day, over 10 billion gallons of contaminated stormw

Climate warming enhancement of catastrophic southern California debris flows

Nature | June 29th, 2020

Summary

The sequence of wildfires followed by debris flows, frequently affects southern California, reflecting its drought-heavy precipitation climate bipolarity. Organic debris

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